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  • Journey to the Edge of Reason

    Journey to the Edge of Reason
    av Stephen Budiansky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198866336

    A remarkable account of Kurt Gödel, weaving together creative genius, mental illness, political corruption, and idealism in the face of the turmoil of war and upheaval. At age 24, a brilliant Austrian-born mathematician published a mathematical resu…

  • The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1

    The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1
    av Euclid

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486600888

    This is the definitive edition of one of the very greatest classics of all time -- the full Euclid, not an abridgement. Using the text established by Heiberg, Sir Thomas Heath encompasses almost 2,500 years of mathematical and historical study upon…

  • Lady Tasting Tea

    Lady Tasting Tea
    av David Salsburg

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805071344

    An insightful, revealing history of the magical mathematics that transformed our world. The Lady Tasting Tea is not a book of dry facts and figures, but the history of great individuals who dared to look at the world in a new way. At a summer tea p…

  • The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number

    The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
    av Mario Livio

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767908160

    From the author of The Accelerating Universe comes a thought-provoking look at phi or "The Golden Ratio," discovered by Euclid more than two thousand years ago, examining the meaning of this remarkable mathematical proportion in terms of science, bi…

  • The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number

    The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
    av Mario Livio

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469286075

    Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: phi,…

  • The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number

    The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
    av Mario Livio

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491575468

    Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: phi,…

  • The Equation of Knowledge

    The Equation of Knowledge
    av Le Nguyen Hoang

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367428150

    The Equation of Knowledge: From Bayes' Rule to a Unified Philosophy of Science introduces readers to the Bayesian approach to science: teasing out the link between probability and knowledge. The author strives to make this book accessible to a very…

  • The Equation of Knowledge

    The Equation of Knowledge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367428143

    The Equation of Knowledge: From Bayes' Rule to a Unified Philosophy of Science introduces readers to the Bayesian approach to science: teasing out the link between probability and knowledge. The author strives to make this book accessible to a very…

  • One Hundred Problems in Elementary Mathematics

    One Hundred Problems in Elementary Mathematics
    av Hugo Steinhaus

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486238753

  • Do Dice Play God?

    Do Dice Play God?
    av Ian Stewart

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781259443

    Uncertainty is everywhere. It lurks in every consideration of the future - the weather, the economy, the sex of an unborn child - even quantities we think that we know such as populations or the transit of the planets contain the possibility of erro…

  • Arithmetic

    Arithmetic
    av Paul Lockhart

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674972230

    Because evolution endowed humans with a complement of ten fingers, a grouping size of ten seems natural to us, perhaps even ideal. But from the perspective of mathematics, groupings of ten are arbitrary, and can have serious shortcomings. Twelve wou…

  • Arithmetic

    Arithmetic
    av Paul Lockhart

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237513

    “Inspiring and informative…deserves to be widely read.” —Wall Street Journal “This fun book offers a philosophical take on number systems and revels in the beauty of math.” —Science News Because we have ten…

  • The Ten Equations that Rule the World

    The Ten Equations that Rule the World
    av David Sumpter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241404546

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'An entertaining tour that will change how you see the world' Sean Carroll, author of Something Deeply Hidden Is there a secret formula for improving your life? For making something a viral hit? For deciding how long to…

  • Power in Numbers

    Power in Numbers
    av Talithia Williams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631064852

    From rocket scientists to code breakers, discover the incredibly inspiring stories of more than 30 women who fought through the obstacles, shattered the stereotypes, and embraced their STEM passions. Prepare to be inspired. With more than 200 photos…

  • A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

    A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design
    av Frank Wilczek

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143109365

    Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this "beautiful question." With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark on a voyage of related discoveries, from Plato and Py…

  • Fermat's Last Theorem

    Fermat's Last Theorem
    av Amir Aczel

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568583600

    Simple, elegant, and utterly impossible to prove, Fermat's last theorem captured the imaginations of mathematicians for more than three centuries. For some, it became a wonderful passion. For others it was an obsession that led to deceit, intrigue,…

  • Information: A Very Short Introduction

    Information: A Very Short Introduction
    av Luciano Floridi

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199551378

    We live an information-soaked existence - information pours into our lives through television, radio, books, and of course, the Internet. Some say we suffer from 'infoglut'. But what is information? The concept of 'information' is a profound one, ro…

  • Lectures on the Philosophy of Mathematics

    Lectures on the Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Joel David Hamkins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542234

    An introduction to the philosophy of mathematics grounded in mathematics and motivated by mathematical inquiry and practice.In this book, Joel David Hamkins offers an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics that is grounded in mathematics and…

  • e: The Story of a Number

    e: The Story of a Number
    av Eli Maor

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168487

    The interest earned on a bank account, the arrangement of seeds in a sunflower, and the shape of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis are all intimately connected with the mysterious number e. In this informal and engaging history, Eli Maor portrays the cu…

  • Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

    Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
    av Charles Seife

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140296471

    Popular math at its most entertaining and enlightening. Zero is really something-Washington Post A New York Times Notable Book. The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics.…

  • The Math Book

    The Math Book
    av Clifford A. Pickover

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402788291

    This is an accessible, fascinating book that unravels the mysteries and beauty of mathematics. It covers 250 milestones in mathematical history. This paperback version of the bestselling title includes facts about scientists' lives and real-world ap…

  • A First Course in Logic

    A First Course in Logic
    av Shawn Hedman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198529811

    The ability to reason and think in a logical manner forms the basis of learning for most mathematics, computer science, philosophy and logic students. Based on the author's teaching notes at the University of Maryland and aimed at a broad audience,…

  • A First Course in Logic

    A First Course in Logic
    av Shawn Hedman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198529804

    The ability to reason and think in a logical manner forms the basis of learning for most mathematics, computer science, philosophy and logic students. Based on the author's teaching notes at the University of Maryland and aimed at a broad audience,…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    av Lewis Carroll

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170022

    Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her before. In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deac…

  • Introducing Fractals

    Introducing Fractals
    av Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848310872

    Fractals are the geometry of the natural world. They're about the broken, wrinkled, wiggly world- the uneven shapes of nature, unlike the idealised forms of Euclidean geometry. We see fractals everywhere; indeed, we are fractals ourselves. Fractal g…

  • Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis

    Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis
    av Barry Mazur

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107499430

    Prime numbers are beautiful, mysterious, and beguiling mathematical objects. The mathematician Bernhard Riemann made a celebrated conjecture about primes in 1859, the so-called Riemann hypothesis, which remains one of the most important unsolved pro…

  • Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis

    Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis
    av Barry Mazur

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107101920

    Prime numbers are beautiful, mysterious, and beguiling mathematical objects. The mathematician Bernhard Riemann made a celebrated conjecture about primes in 1859, the so-called Riemann hypothesis, which remains one of the most important unsolved pro…

  • The Works of Archimedes

    The Works of Archimedes
    av Archimedes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486420844

  • Games for Your Mind

    Games for Your Mind
    av Jason Rosenhouse

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174075

    A lively and engaging look at logic puzzles and their role in recreation, mathematics, and philosophy Logic puzzles were first introduced to the public by Lewis Carroll in the late nineteenth century and have been popular ever since. Games like Sudo…

  • An Investigation of the Laws of Thought

    An Investigation of the Laws of Thought
    av George Boole

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603863155

  • An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

    An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472525345

    A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary work, this much-needed introduction reveals the rich history of the subject. An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy…

  • An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

    An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472525673

    A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary work, this much-needed introduction reveals the rich history of the subject. An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy…

  • A Mathematician's Apology

    A Mathematician's Apology
    av G. H. Hardy

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781774641408

    A Mathematician's Apology is the famous essay by British mathematician G. H. Hardy. It concerns the aesthetics of mathematics with some personal content, and gives the layman an insight into the mind of a working mathematician. Indeed, this book is…

  • A Mathematician's Apology

    A Mathematician's Apology
    av G H Hardy

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789389701050

  • The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 2

    The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 2
    av Euclid

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486600895

  • Theology of Arithmetic

    Theology of Arithmetic
    av Iamblichus

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780933999725

  • An Invitation to Model Theory

    An Invitation to Model Theory
    av Jonathan Kirby

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316615553

    Model theory begins with an audacious idea: to consider statements about mathematical structures as mathematical objects of study in their own right. While inherently important as a tool of mathematical logic, it also enjoys connections to and appli…

  • An Invitation to Model Theory

    An Invitation to Model Theory
    av Jonathan Kirby

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107163881

    Model theory begins with an audacious idea: to consider statements about mathematical structures as mathematical objects of study in their own right. While inherently important as a tool of mathematical logic, it also enjoys connections to and appli…

  • The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics

    The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics
    av Marcus Du Sautoy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062064011

    Inthe tradition of Fermat's Enigma and Pi, Marcus du Sautoy tells the illuminating, authoritative, and engagingstory of Bernhard Reimann and the ongoing quest tocapture the holy grail of mathematics--the formula to predict prime numbers.Oliver Sacks…

  • That's Maths

    That's Maths
    av Peter Lynch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780717169559

    From atom bombs to rebounding slinkies, open your eyes to the mathematical magic in the everyday. Mathematics isn’t just for academics and scientists, a fact meteorologist and blogger Peter Lynch has spent the past several years proving throu…

  • An Imaginary Tale

    An Imaginary Tale
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169248

    Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would expect the story behind their derivation to be filled with adventure and enigma. In An Imaginary Tale, Paul Nahin tells the 2…

  • Strömningar i matematikens filosofi

    Strömningar i matematikens filosofi
    av Petter Rasmusson

    Danskt band - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789171734327

    Matematiken i sina senaste utvecklingsfaser är en angelägenhet för ett fåtal specialister. Långt fler berörs av den som arbetsredskap eller undervisningsämne, men det finns också aspekter av matematiken som angår och påverkar oss alla. Matematiska m…

  • The Golden Ticket

    The Golden Ticket
    av Lance Fortnow

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175782

    The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. Simply stated, it asks whether every problem whose solution can be quickly checked by computer can also be quickly solved by computer. The Golden Tic…

  • Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

    Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783208205408

    Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was first published in German in 1921, then translated and published into English in 1922 by C. K. Ogden, with help from F. P. Ramsey, and supervised by Wittgenstein. Tractatus revolves around seven basic propositions…

  • Trust in Numbers

    Trust in Numbers
    av Theodore M. Porter

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208411

    A foundational work on historical and social studies of quantification What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. Trus…

  • Quadrivium

    Quadrivium
    av Miranda Lundy, Daud Sutton

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907155048

    The six bestselling Wooden Books dealing with the numerical Liberal Arts are here bound in one volume.

  • Math with Bad Drawings

    Math with Bad Drawings
    av Ben Orlin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316509039

    In MATH WITH BAD DRAWINGS, Ben Orlin answers math's three big questions: Why do I need to learn this? When am I ever going to use it? Why is it so hard? The answers come in various forms-cartoons, drawings, jokes, and the stories and insights of an…

  • The Magic of Math

    The Magic of Math
    av Arthur Benjamin

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465096213

    A New York Times Bestseller Arthur Benjamin . . . joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance." ,Bill Nye The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples,from ice-cream scoops and po…

  • The Weil Conjectures

    The Weil Conjectures
    av Karen Olsson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526607539

    'A wonderful book ... Reading it is akin to kicking a can along the road of higher learning' Patti Smith Simone Weil: famous French philosopher, writer, political activist, mystic – and sister to André, one of the most influential mathematicia…

  • The Weil Conjectures

    The Weil Conjectures
    av Karen Olsson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526607546

    'Beguiling ... Olsson is evocative on curiosity as an appetite of the mind, on the pleasure of glutting oneself on knowledge' New York Times Simone Weil: philosopher, political activist, mystic – and sister to André, one of the most influentia…

  • The Mathematics of Secrets

    The Mathematics of Secrets
    av Joshua Holden

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183312

    Explaining the mathematics of cryptography The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography—the science of sending secret messages. Using a wide range of historical anecdotes and real-world…

  • Alfred Tarski

    Alfred Tarski
    av Anita Burdman Feferman

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521714013

    Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as 'the man who defined truth'. His work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in mathematics, philo…

  • Alfred Tarski

    Alfred Tarski
    av Anita Burdman Feferman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521802406

    Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as ‘the man who defined truth’. His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developme…

  • Prelude to Mathematics

    Prelude to Mathematics
    av W.W. Sawyer

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486244013

    "No mathematician can be a complete mathematician unless he is also something of a poet." -- K. WeierstrassIn this lively and stimulating account, noted mathematician and educator W. W. Sawyer (Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto) defines math…

  • Inventing the Mathematician

    Inventing the Mathematician
    av Sara N. Hottinger

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438460109

  • Inventing the Mathematician

    Inventing the Mathematician
    av Sara N. Hottinger

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438460093

  • Maths on the Back of an Envelope

    Maths on the Back of an Envelope
    av Rob Eastaway

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008324582

    ‘Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway’ SIMON SINGH ‘A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers’ HANNAH FRY How many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice? And just h…

  • Maths on the Back of an Envelope

    Maths on the Back of an Envelope
    av Rob Eastaway

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008444495

    ‘Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway’ SIMON SINGH ‘A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers’ HANNAH FRY How many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice? And just h…

  • A Mathematician's Apology

    A Mathematician's Apology
    av G. H. Hardy

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107604636

    G. H. Hardy was one of this century's finest mathematical thinkers, renowned among his contemporaries as a 'real mathematician … the purest of the pure'. He was also, as C. P. Snow recounts in his Foreword, 'unorthodox, eccentric, radical, re…

  • Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?

    Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107658158

    This truly philosophical book takes us back to fundamentals - the sheer experience of proof, and the enigmatic relation of mathematics to nature. It asks unexpected questions, such as 'what makes mathematics mathematics?', 'where did proof come from…

  • Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?

    Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107050174

    This truly philosophical book takes us back to fundamentals - the sheer experience of proof, and the enigmatic relation of mathematics to nature. It asks unexpected questions, such as 'what makes mathematics mathematics?', 'where did proof come from…

  • The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men

    The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men
    av Paolo Zellini

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141986487

    Is mathematics a discovery or an invention? Do numbers truly exist? What sort of reality do formulas describe? The complexity of mathematics - its abstract rules and obscure symbols - can seem very distant from the everyday. There are those things…

  • The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men

    The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men
    av Paolo Zellini

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241312179

    Is mathematics a discovery or an invention? Do numbers truly exist? What sort of reality do formulas describe? The complexity of mathematics - its abstract rules and obscure symbols - can seem very distant from the everyday. There are those things t…

  • Infinite Series in a History of Analysis

    Infinite Series in a History of Analysis
    av Hans-Heinrich Koerle

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110343724

    "Higher mathematics" once pointed towards the involvement of infinity. This we label analysis. The ancient Greeks had helped it to a first high point when they mastered the infinite. The book traces the history of analysis along the risky route of s…

  • The Irrationals

    The Irrationals
    av Julian Havil

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163536

    The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn't until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood and rigorously defined, and even today not all their mysteries have been revealed. In The Irrationals, the first popular…